The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 174 145 131
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 311 352 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.57% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.66% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 266 277
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the London region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 47 £425 - 13
Feltham +6 3 £440 +20.54%
Docklands, London +10 2 £500 +122.22%
Southwark - 2 £250 -
Hayes - 2 £275 -
Uxbridge +2 1 £400 +77.77% 1
Croydon -13 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £310 -
Ealing - 1 £313 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 281 (46.29%) SQL
2 183 (30.15%) Data Analysis
3 182 (29.98%) Finance
4 145 (23.89%) Data Quality
5 122 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
6 118 (19.44%) Banking
7 109 (17.96%) Migration
7 109 (17.96%) Data Modelling
7 109 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (16.64%) Data Management
9 100 (16.47%) Analytics
10 95 (15.65%) MS Excel
11 76 (12.52%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (12.52%) Data Migration
12 71 (11.70%) Microsoft
13 63 (10.38%) SQL Server
14 57 (9.39%) Oracle
15 53 (8.73%) ETL
16 52 (8.57%) Validation
17 51 (8.40%) Degree
18 49 (8.07%) Data Cleansing
19 48 (7.91%) SAS
20 46 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (7.58%) Tableau
21 43 (7.08%) Business Analysis
21 43 (7.08%) VBA
22 41 (6.75%) Marketing
23 39 (6.43%) CRM
23 39 (6.43%) Asset Management
24 38 (6.26%) Big Data

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (7.91%) SAS
2 10 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 95 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.94%) MS Office
3 17 (2.80%) SPSS
4 15 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.66%) HFM
3 4 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.49%) FastStats
4 3 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) BPCS
5 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) AdWords
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.16%) DSL
1 1 (0.16%) Internet
1 1 (0.16%) Multicast
1 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.52%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 38 (6.26%) Big Data
3 38 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.94%) Data Mining
6 25 (4.12%) MS Access
7 24 (3.95%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.46%) MySQL
9 18 (2.97%) QlikView
10 17 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (2.80%) DB2
11 16 (2.64%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.48%) GIS
14 9 (1.48%) IBM InfoSphere
14 9 (1.48%) Pentaho
14 9 (1.48%) Power BI
15 8 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (2.14%) ERwin
2 7 (1.15%) JIRA
3 5 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 182 (29.98%) Finance
2 118 (19.44%) Banking
3 41 (6.75%) Marketing
4 37 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 32 (5.27%) Retail
6 16 (2.64%) Front Office
7 12 (1.98%) Legal
8 11 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.81%) Publishing
9 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.32%) Back Office
11 7 (1.15%) Local Government
11 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Electronics
13 4 (0.66%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Billing
14 3 (0.49%) International Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.65%) XML
2 7 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (0.49%) Apache Avro
3 3 (0.49%) FpML
3 3 (0.49%) REST
3 3 (0.49%) SOAP
3 3 (0.49%) Web Services
3 3 (0.49%) XSD
4 2 (0.33%) CSS
4 2 (0.33%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.16%) COM
5 1 (0.16%) D3.js
5 1 (0.16%) EDI
5 1 (0.16%) HTML5
5 1 (0.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.16%) OLE
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.16%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 122 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.93%) Visualisation
3 31 (5.11%) Reference Data
4 30 (4.94%) Statistics
5 27 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.12%) Fixed Income
7 20 (3.29%) Credit Risk
8 17 (2.80%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.80%) Mathematics
9 16 (2.64%) Data Integration
10 15 (2.47%) Data Extraction
11 14 (2.31%) FMCG
12 12 (1.98%) Derivative
12 12 (1.98%) Equities
13 9 (1.48%) Learning Management System
13 9 (1.48%) NHS
14 8 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.98%) Windows
2 6 (0.99%) Linux
3 1 (0.16%) Android
3 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (30.15%) Data Analysis
2 109 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (17.96%) Data Modelling
2 109 (17.96%) Migration
3 101 (16.64%) Data Management
4 100 (16.47%) Analytics
5 76 (12.52%) Data Migration
6 53 (8.73%) ETL
7 52 (8.57%) Validation
8 49 (8.07%) Data Cleansing
9 46 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (7.08%) Business Analysis
11 39 (6.43%) Asset Management
11 39 (6.43%) CRM
12 36 (5.93%) Data Analytics
12 36 (5.93%) Project Management
13 30 (4.94%) Data Governance
13 30 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (4.28%) Data Transformation
14 26 (4.28%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (46.29%) SQL
2 43 (7.08%) VBA
3 33 (5.44%) Python
4 31 (5.11%) R
5 17 (2.80%) Java
6 13 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.65%) C#
7 10 (1.65%) C++
8 9 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.48%) VB
9 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.15%) SAS Macro
10 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.66%) VB6
12 3 (0.49%) PHP
12 3 (0.49%) Scala
13 2 (0.33%) C
14 1 (0.16%) Groovy
14 1 (0.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (8.40%) Degree
2 27 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.15%) ISEB
4 7 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) ACCA
8 2 (0.33%) CIMA
8 2 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) CFA
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (23.89%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.14%) QA
3 8 (1.32%) ISO20022
4 7 (1.15%) SLA
4 7 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.82%) Basel II
6 4 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.66%) MiFID
7 3 (0.49%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.16%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 71 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.39%) Oracle
3 46 (7.58%) Tableau
4 31 (5.11%) SAP
5 17 (2.80%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.64%) IBM
7 15 (2.47%) Alteryx
8 14 (2.31%) Teradata
9 11 (1.81%) Cognos
10 10 (1.65%) Google
10 10 (1.65%) Informatica
11 9 (1.48%) Siebel
12 8 (1.32%) Sybase
13 7 (1.15%) i2
13 7 (1.15%) Netezza
13 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.99%) Reuters
15 5 (0.82%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.82%) GoldenSource
15 5 (0.82%) Talend
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